Star of the Republic Museum Objects - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

Ambrotype

Description: Ambrotype of unidentified Navasota area resident; in Gutta Percha case, Victorian design
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Cover of Child's Primer]

Description: Images of the front and back covers of a child's verse book. The text and illustrations of the cover are mostly disintegrated, but the word 'Primer' appears to be on the front. A handwritten note in the top, left-hand corner of the front cover says, "Josie May Lance, Born 1869 - her book."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved print

Description: Baron Alexander von Humboldt
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Galveston in Texas"

Description: Black and white reproduction print of Galveston taken from Harper's Weekly; limited edition of 100 sets
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Galveston in Texas"

Description: Hand-colored engraving of dock at Galveston; scene shows houses, bales of cotton, workers, sinking boat
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Elizabeth Street, Brownsville, Texas]

Description: Color sketch of Elizabeth Street in Brownsville, Texas, printed from a photograph in an issue of Harper's Weekly. There are buildings lining the street, but no signs are visible. The street is filled with covered wagons and people (including soldiers in uniform).
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Postcard

Description: One of three postcards depicting Sam Houston's homes, and monument to Houston; house depicted in Huntsville, Texas
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"View of Houston"

Description: Engraved print from unknown almanac
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum